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Coimbatore

Coimbatore is among the most beautiful destinations in South India that makes for a perfect holiday destination. The gorgeous city in Tamil Nadu is home to centuries-old colourful Arulmigu Subramaniyaswami Temple (Marudhamalai Temple). Besides, the city is naturally blessed as well. The waterfalls of Siruvani and Vaidehi are an ideal spot for nature lovers. Marudhamalai Temple is set at an altitude of 500 ft on the Western Ghat, the Marudhamalai is a hilltop temple offering breathtaking views of the surroundings. The temple has a calming and revitalising atmosphere. This Dravidian-style temple dedicated to Lord Murugan or Kartikeya is completely awe-inspiring.

Velliangiri hills splendid place and it is a trekker’s paradise. It is considered as one of the most difficult trekking regions here offering adventure opportunities to the enthusiasts. Settled in the heart of Western Ghats, these hills are a part of the Nilgiri reserve. Adiyogi Shiva statue is one of the most popular Shiva statues in India set amid the lush green forest of Velliangiri Mountains. This spectacular bust statue, standing at a height of 112 ft, is carved out of 500 tonnes of steel. A part of the statue is the Isha Yoga Centre. and stands at a height of 112 feet. The main aim behind this statue was to promote the culture of yoga and meditation in the country. Gedee car museum is the most exotic place for car and bike lovers. The museum is home to a large collection of vintage as well as latest international cars and bikes. There is an impressive international collection of automobiles that every vehicle lover would enjoy.

Some of the major attractions of Coimbatore district are Aliyar dam, Monkey falls, Cholayar dam, Botanical garden and horticulture farms. All these places are worth visiting. Coimbatore serves as an entry and exit point to neighbouring Kerala State and the ever-popular hill station of Udhagamandalam (Ooty). It is the landing point for those who want to take the mountain train that runs from Mettupalayam, just 35 kms from Coimbatore.